Rainer Bachschmid was born in the south of Germany at the lake Constance. Among training as a cabinetmaker he studied Industrial Design at the University of Wuppertal. After graduation in 1994 he collaborated with some designers like Babel Design and Moll Design.
Following Rainer Bachschmid moved to Switzerland. He worked within 10 years as the head of development and design for the furniture factory Reinhard AG. In the year 2006 he founded rabadesign and 2009 rabadesign GmbH of Switzerland. Since 2005 Rainer Bachschmid is also design lecturer at the Bürgenstock training center for cabinet masters (VSSM). Rainer Bachschmid lives together with his wife and 2 children in Beckenried, Switzerland.